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Helping a Loved One With Alzheimer's During a Disaster

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

January 19, 2006

Disasters can be hard to deal with for anyone, but for those who are affected by Alzheimer's disease, the experience can be even scarier and more unsettling. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency recommend that caregivers assisting people with dementia prepare for disasters by planning ahead.